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New York ( /njuː ˈjɔrk/; locally [nɪu ˈjoək] or [nuː ˈjɔrk]( listen)) is a state in the Mid-Atlantic and Northeastern regions of the United States and is the nation's third most populous. The state is bordered by New Jersey and Pennsylvania to the south, and Connecticut, Massachusetts and Vermont to the east.

New York City, which is geographically the largest city in the state and most populous in the United States, is known for its history as a gateway for immigration to the United States and its status as a financial, cultural, transportation, and manufacturing center.  Read More

Articles About New York

Joan Rivers Continues To Battle For Life, Her Only Child Melissa Rivers An 'Emotional Wreck'

By IBTimes AU

The condition of Joan Rivers, American T.V. presenter and stand-up comic, is still serious and she continues to remain in medically induced coma, according to reports. (1:19 am)

MORE TOPICS: LOS ANGELES

5 Free Apps For Smartphones That Can Help Make You Look Beautiful
5 Free Apps For Smartphones That Can Help Make You Look Beautiful

By IBTimes AU

Check out some helpful beauty apps for smartphones including the iPhone, Android phones and Windows Phones. (Aug 30)

MORE TOPICS: IPHONE, SAMSUNG, CALIFORNIA, LOS ANGELES, ANDROID

Fighters of the Islamic State stand guard at a checkpoint in the Northern Iraq City of Mosul
ISIS Video of Slain Syrian Soldiers Raises Doubts; Syrian Gov't Demands Release of Captured Troops

By IBTimes AU

At least 150 Syrian soldiers were slain by ISIS forces in a mass execution. A gruesome video has been posted in Youtube where images of Syrian soldiers can be seen marching in their underwear and being herded like sheep. (Aug 30)

MORE TOPICS: HUMAN RIGHTS, THE NEW YORK TIMES

An ISIS agent condustcs an Announcement
Islamic State: ISIS Now In Mexico To Prepare For US Attack; UK Raises Alert Level to ‘Severe’

By IBTimes AU

Amid a second video posted by the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) on Friday showing the beheading of a Kurdish Peshamar fighter, a report on the same day by Judicial Watch warned that members of the extremist militant group are in Mexico and preparing to attack the US. (Aug 30)

MORE TOPICS: AL-QAEDA, IRAQ, MEXICO

From left to right, actresses Uzo Aduba, Danielle Brooks, Laura Prepon, Laverne Cox and Natasha Lyonne pose with the Best Comedy Series award for "Orange Is the New Black" at the 4th annual Critics' Choice Television Awards in Beverly Hills, Cal
‘Orange Is The New Black’: Laverne Cox Talks About Season 3, Lorraine Toussaint Hopes Vee Is Not Dead

By IBTimes AU

The filming of "Orange is the New Black" Season 3 will be ending at the end of this year. (Aug 30)

Justin Theroux and Jennifer Aniston arrive at season premiere of HBO's "The Leftovers" in New York
'Friends' Reunion on Jimmy Kimmel Live: Jennifer Aniston, Courteney Cox and Lisa Kudrow Act 'Friends' Fan Fiction With Host [VIDEO]

By IBTimes AU

Host Jimmy Kimmel made a “Friends” reunion happen on Wednesday night, Aug. 27, during his late-night talk show “Jimmy Kimmel Live!” Jennifer Aniston, who portrays Rachel in the TV sitcom, was on the show to promote her latest film “Life of Crime” ... (Aug 29)

Pope Francis waves the Children
Major Highlights On 1400 Minor’s Sex Assault

By IBTimes AU (No Google news)

1,400 minor children were sexually assaulted for more than a period of 16 years in the in northern England, south Asians found guilty. (Aug 29)

MORE TOPICS: COURT

Actress Katherine Heigl poses at Variety's 4th Annual Power of Women event in Beverly Hills, California in this October 5, 2012 file photo.
'State of Affairs' Star Katherine Heigl Drops $6M Lawsuit Over Duane Reade Tweet

By IBTimes AU

Katherine Heigle ends lawsuit against drugstore Duane Reade over Facebook and Twitter posts. (Aug 29)

MORE TOPICS: TWITTER, FACEBOOK, COURT, HOLLYWOOD, LAWYER, LAWSUIT

French President Francois Hollande
French PM Woos Business With Reform Promises: Critics Call It Old Wine in New Bottle

By IBTimes AU

Governments need to work out, out of the box solutions than bending backwards to appease business sector (Aug 29)

MORE TOPICS: DEUTSCHE BANK, MANUFACTURING, INVESTMENT

Ana Ivanovic of Serbia hits a return to Karolina Pliskova of the Czech Republic during their match at the 2014 U.S. Open tennis tournament in New York, August 28, 2014.
US Open Recap: Eighth-Seed Ana Ivanovic Falls To Karolina Pliskova In Second Round

By IBTimes AU

Ana Ivanovic, the women's eight-seed, was eliminated by No. 42 Czech Karolina Pliskova bowing down in to straight sets, 7-5, 6-4. She was uncharacteristically sloppy during the whole game, spreading 29 unforced errors. (Aug 29)